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St Catherine's Hill

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Best views ever

I love walking my dogs here. The views along with the sunsets and sunrises are beautiful. It is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sharriems
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Stunning veiws over the city.

Accessible cycle ways and paths make this a great place for all to visit. Walk along the river or... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Rachelbadger
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Hillside Garnier Road, Winchester SO23 9PA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love walking my dogs here. The views along with the sunsets and sunrises are beautiful. It is a peaceful place to enjoy a picnic with the kids or just watch the world go by

Thank sharriems
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Accessible cycle ways and paths make this a great place for all to visit. Walk along the river or up the hill for more of a challenge. Beautiful views of the river and the city.

Thank Rachelbadger
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It's a lovely walk up the hill through a landscape that attracts butterflies and also goes through woodland. The view from the top is over Winchester from one side and Twyford Down the other. Fantastic panorama. Great for a picnic. You can go up and...More

Thank Stella S
Reviewed August 15, 2018

It is a bit of a trek to get up the hill but once you're at the top you get a full view over Winchester city

Thank Caitlin E
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Quite a steep ascent, but beautiful views from the top, nice and peaceful and a maze at the top for the kids to have a go at!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

A challenging climb up St. Catherine's hill, up the 200 odd wooden steps is an exercise its worth for the veiws over Winchester.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I visited St Catherines Hill early evening in May 2018. My objective was to walk along the Itchen river stretch below before taking the ascent to the very top. It was all very peaceful and I managed to park on the road nearby, although there...More

Thank PhilW2049
Reviewed March 26, 2018

As part of a long walk beside the Itchen and the old railway, we decided to climb the Hill for the view. 333 steps up but quite shallow so not hard on the knees. Impressive views from the top plus a old maze

1  Thank InezB
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Well, its the local iron age hill fort (one of them), with water meadows at the bottom in a chalk stream and a river walk between winchester and southampton, with st cross nearby. what more do you want?

1  Thank PeteT334
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Short and easy walk up to the top, different rutes to take. At the top there is a good view and lot os animals, always a nice hike.

Thank Tonje N
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